Showing posts from September, 2012

EDvent/ John Fogerty Concert

They weren't the Beatles or the Stones, but John Fogerty and the rest of CCR were a mighty force in that same era, and had it not been for a sibling rivalry, they may not have become one of rock's most under-appreciated bands  BY EMIL TIEDEMANN J UNE 3, 2009 . That was when I was supposed to see John Fogerty perform live in concert at Rexall Place . But, I guess it just wasn't meant to be. As you can see we didn't exactly have the best seats in the house at Rexall Place, but it certain;y didn't take away from the John Fogerty concert on Sept. 22.  I ended up leaving work early that day, and not because I booked it off, but rather something just wasn't right. I didn't know what was wrong with me, just that something was wrong. I spent an hour in the makeshift infirmary at work before I decided to just drive home and get some sleep. But I never made it home. Unbeknown to me at the time, I suffered a panic attack and had to pull over onto a side

EDvent/ 'Four Lads Who Shook the World: The Beatles' Story, Part 2'

The Mayfield takes us down "Penny Lane" to look back on how the Beatles fell apart, recapped by a stellar cast of local lads BY EMIL TIEDEMANN I T'S easy to forget how many timeless songs the Beatles accumulated over that storied decade. Songs that easily defined a generation, that revolutionized pop culture, and that wore out record machines on both sides of the Atlantic. It's easy to forget, that is, until four chaps come together to remind us. The Mayfield Dinner Theatre (16615-109 ave.) is now playing 'Four Lads Who Shook the World: The Beatles' Story, Part 2, until November 4th.  Songs about yellow submarines, weeping guitars, girls named Lucy and Eleanor Rigby, and even some song about a walrus?! And although Van Wilmott 's Four Lads Who Shook the World: The Beatles' Story, Part 2 --now playing at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre until November 4th--is limited to the later half of the Beatles' unrivalled repertoire, there's more th